Knight Bus in Universal Studios Florida in Orlando
Type of Show
Universal Orlando classifies the Knight Bus as a comedy show, but it is more of a photo op and a character meet and greet.
The Knight Bus is part of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley in Universal Studios Florida (USF). You can find it and its associated characters in the London Waterfront area near the Eros Fountain from Piccadilly Circus.
Knight Bus Show Description
The Knight Bus is a triple-decker bus that sits in the London Waterfront area of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. It's big and purple and pretty much impossible to miss. The bus does not move, but it does provide an excellent photo opportunity. You can pose on the steps of the bus or look inside the many windows to see beds and a very fancy chandelier.
The Knight Bus is classified as a show because you can interact with the conductor of the Knight Bus as well as the tiny shrunken head that hangs above the steering wheel of the bus. The conductor is always willing to chat and take photos, and the shrunken head knows how to put together an amazing pun. If you're not sure what to talk about, try asking about the perks that the Knight Bus offers to travelers or requesting sightseeing recommendations in the London area.
Knight Bus Show History
In Harry Potter lore, the Knight Bus is considered a discreet form of transportation for witches and wizards in the Muggle world. It was prominently featured in a scene within Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (both the book and the movie). The Knight Bus was one of the attractions that opened with The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley in 2014.
Express Passes are not accepted for the Knight Bus attraction.
Guests can remain in wheelchairs or electronic conveyance vehicles (ECVs) to experience the Knight Bus attraction.
There is no official show time or queue for this attraction, though you may have to wait patiently for your turn to take pictures or chat with the conductor if there are a lot of people congregated around the bus.
Review of the Knight Bus
The Knight Bus is one of several really fun attractions and photo opportunities within the London Waterfront area. The ability to interact with the conductor and the shrunken head allows for a different experience each time you visit. This is a must for Potter fans.
Knight Bus Image Gallery
View images of the Knight Bus and its associated characters in this image gallery.